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The Joint Education Center (JEC) at Camp Pendleton provides a wide range of high quality educational programs to enhance professional and personal learning for all active duty personnel and their family members. The following includes schools and programs offered on base:

Central Michigan University offers graduate-level degree programs, including a Masters of Arts in Education and Masters of Science in General Administration in several specialized areas such as Human Resource Management or Health Care.
(760) 725-0485 or (760) 385-0412, Fax: (760) 385-0414
Mon–Thu 8am-4pm, Fri 10am-6pm

Central Texas College is a two-year school and offers Associate Degrees in the following programs: Business/Business Management, Computer Sciences, Criminal Justice, Fire Protection Technology, General Studies, Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts, or Social Sciences.
(760) 725-6386; (760) 385-4942 Fax: (760) 385-4942
Mon-Thu: 8am-4:30pm, Fri 8am-3pm

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers degree programs at MCAS Camp Pendleton in Associate and Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics or Technical Management.
(760) 385-0152
After 2pm, call (760) 385-4423 at MCAS Camp Pendleton, Bldg 2368 Rm 104

National University is offering a BS in Liberal Studies and a Single Subject or Multi-Subject Teaching Credential Program, as well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Domestic Security Management and a Masters degree in Homeland Security and Safety Engineering.
(760) 268-1533
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

Park University is a four-year school and offers Bachelors Degrees in the following areas of study: Computer Science, Criminal Justice Administration, Liberal Arts/Studies, and Social Psychology, as well as management courses in the following specialized areas: Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Finance, Human Resources, and Marketing.
(760) 725-6858; Fax: (760) 385-0351
Mon-Thu: 8am-5pm, Fri 8am-4pm

Palomar College is a two-year college offering Associate Degrees in the following areas: Administration of Justice, Law Enforcement, Business Mid-Management, General Business, General Studies, Liberal Arts or Sciences.
(760) 725-6626; Fax: (760) 385-0498
Mon-Thu: 8am-7:30pm, Fri 8am-2pm

Visiting Schools

In addition to schools currently located aboard Camp Pendleton there are representatives from seven additional schools that maintain regular offices hours at the JEC to provide counseling and support to students. Dates and times vary and the schedule is posted in the lobby at the JEC.

For information on the new Post 9/11 Educational Programs and the Montgomery GI Bill, visit website.

For information on Department of Defense (DoD) Education Programs, visit DoD website.

Leadership Scholar Program

The Leadership Scholar Program (LSP) is a partnership between universities/colleges and the U.S. Marine Corps to help further your education.  For more information visit website.